Who says NFTs are lifeless? ‘Calladita / The Quiet Maid’ – a film funded by the sale of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), set to premiere on the Tallinn Movie Competition – has secured a world gross sales deal.
‘The Quiet Maid’ is the primary European function movie financed by the sale of NFTs. It’s a debut movie and a social satire by the Spanish filmmaker Miguel Faus.
The world gross sales rights have been picked up by the Iberoamerican firm FilmSharks.
Deadline reported that FilmSharks made the deal at Iberseries, an trade convention held October 3-6 in Madrid.
The movie gained the Steven Soderbergh Basis Grand Prize on the Sundance Movie Competition.
Steven Soderbergh is an American movie director, producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, and editor, well-known for motion pictures such because the Ocean’s trilogy and movie franchise, ‘Erin Brockovich’, ‘The Informant’, ‘Contagion’, ‘Haywire’, ‘Magic Mike’, and others.
In January, Soderbergh backed ‘The Quiet Maid’ with $100,000 from an on-chain fund and granted it the award via the Decentralized Footage Basis.
Debuting in November
“Over the moon to announce that the World Premiere of THE QUIET MAID / CALLADITA can be at TallinnBNFF within the First Function Official Competitors,” Faus tweeted on October 6.
Tallinn Black Nights Movie Competition can be held November 3-19, whereas this specific movie will debut on November 10.
The manufacturing staff consists of Calladita Movies, Potenza Producciones, and Decentralized Pictures. Solid options Paula Grimaldo, Ariadna Gil, Luis Bermejo, and Pol Hermoso.
Per the outline, the movie runs for 90 minutes, following Ana from Colombia, who takes up a servant job in an artwork collector’s luxurious villa positioned in an prosperous Spanish neighborhood in Catalonia.
“In a couple of days, the seemingly peculiar villa turns right into a rabbit gap and from its depths, Ana finds the braveness to create chaos as an alternative of order.”
It’s based mostly on a brief movie of the identical title that Faus made in 2020, which premiered at Palm Springs Shortfest and Malaga Movie Competition. It was subsequently acquired for streaming by HBO Max.
Faus’ earlier brief movie from 2018, ‘The Demise of Don Quixote’, gained the Melies d’Argent for Greatest European Brief Movie on the Sitges Movie Competition.
Commenting on ‘The Quiet Maid’, Faus informed Deadline that,
“This is a vital story, and we’re so glad to take it to a world stage.”
Federico Pascua, Senior Gross sales and Acquisitions at Filmsharks, described the movie as a “gem” that caught the corporate’s consideration “due to its completely different cinema flavors, together with a powerful cinematic director’s eye with a really correct portrait of the social dissonance taking place at this time that interprets as a world matter.”
In the meantime, Faus additionally announced a raffle of a Calladita NFT for many who spot each NFT showing within the official trailer.
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